By Samiul Hasan
Islam isn't just a faith, but additionally a tradition, culture, and civilization. There are presently 1.5 billion humans on this planet who determine themselves as Muslim. thirds of the global Muslim inhabitants, i.e. nearly 1000000000 humans, stay in forty-eight Muslim majority nations (MMC) on this planet– all of which other than one are in Africa and Asia. of those MMCs in Africa and Asia, purely twelve (inhabited by way of approximately a hundred sixty five million humans) have ever completed a excessive rating at the Human improvement Index (HDI), the index that measures lifestyles expectancy at start, schooling and conventional of dwelling and ranks how "developed" a rustic is. which means the vast majority of the world's Muslim inhabitants lives in poverty with low or medium point of human development.
The contributions to this cutting edge quantity try and verify why this can be. They discover the effect of atmosphere, house, and gear on human improvement. the result's a posh, interdisciplinary learn of all MMCs in Africa and Asia. It deals new insights into the present country of the Muslim global, and gives a theoretical framework for learning human improvement from an interdisciplinary social, cultural, monetary, environmental, political, and non secular point of view, that allows you to be appropriate to neighborhood and cultural reports of area and gear in different areas of the world.
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